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Forestry and Furnishing Products Division

The CFMEU Forestry and Furnishing Products Division of the CFMEU has 18,200 members in all areas of the Forest and Wood Products and Furnishing Industries.
Latest News
Government abandons Shoalhaven paper workers as mill closure date announced - 21 May 2015
The Federal Government?s failure to respond to a request to have the Shoalhaven paper mill workers? skills formally recognised has added insult to injury, the Construction, Forestry, Mining, and Energy Union (the CFMEU) said ... [read more] Important victory in Senate on anti-dumping will save thousands of Australian jobs - 12 May 2015
A Government Bill to water down anti-dumping laws has been successfully amended in the Senate ? saving thousands of jobs that might have otherwise been decimated due to unfair imports. [read more] Ban urged on companies importing unsafe products - 4 May 2015
The CFMEU has called for import restrictions to be slapped on companies found to have manufactured building products that do not comply with Australian Standards. [read more] International Workers Memorial Day - 15 April 2015
Since its origins in Canada in the 1980s, International Workers Memorial Day on 28 April has become a global occasion of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured or made unwell by their work. [read more] CFMEU welcomes long overdue Senate Inquiry into temporary work visas - 24 March 2015
The CFMEU has welcomed today's announcement of a Senate Inquiry into the operation and effectiveness of temporary work visa systems, saying the system was failing jobseekers, particularly young people, and close scrutiny was ... [read more]
Current Campaigns
Why Mr Abbott should we put you first when you put local workers last?
Visit the Why Mr Abbott campaign website to find out why workers are asking Mr Abbott about his plans to extend the 457 visa scheme. [read more]
Federal Election 2013 Pulp and Paper Jobs Campaign
The CFMEU Pulp and Paper Workers' District is running a dedicated campaign to push political parties to act on jobs during the Federal Election campaign. [read more]
Let's Spread it Around
The CFMEU is campaigning for government policies that spread the benefits of the boom more widely. Policies that support the creation of more jobs in manufacturing, that give Australian workers priority on new construction jo... [read more]
Tasmanian Forest Agreement
Union members can be proud of their role in achieving the historic Tasmanian Forest Agreement Act 2013. [read more]
Carter Holt Harvey: Greater Green Triangle Campaign
CFMEU Members in the Greater Green Triangle District have been taking action to protect their jobs, their families and their community. Check this campaign page regularly for the latest news on the campaign, Union media relea... [read more]
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